An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.

Director:

Rob Cohen

Writer:

Rich Wilkes
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vin Diesel ... Xander Cage
Asia Argento ... Yelena
Marton Csokas ... Yorgi
Samuel L. Jackson ... Agent Augustus Gibbons
Michael Roof Michael Roof ... Toby Lee Shavers
Richy Müller ... Milan Sova
Werner Daehn ... Kirill
Petr Jákl ... Kolya (as Petr Jakl)
Jan Filipenský Jan Filipenský ... Viktor (as Jan Filipensky)
Tom Everett ... Senator Dick Hotchkiss
Danny Trejo ... El Jefe
Thomas Ian Griffith ... Agent Jim McGrath
Eve ... J.J.
Leila Arcieri ... Jordan King
William Hope ... Agent Roger Donnan
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Storyline

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring, and avoid going to prison. Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected where others have failed, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Xander must combat an organization led by a clever, ruthless and nihilistic Yorgi whose first target is the city of Prague. Written by Artemis-9

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If you want someone to save the world, make sure it's someone who likes the world as it is. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, non-stop action sequences, sensuality, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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Thomas Ian Griffith played Agent Jim McGrath, the Bond lookalike who gets killed in the opening concert scene. Griffith had previously played both heroes and villains in several B action films in the 90's. See more »

Goofs

There is no way that the scene racing up the river in Prague could have taken place as it did, as there is a weir in the way which he would not have been able to cross. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Henchman: [in Czech] He stole the chip, he's inside.
Yorgi: I see him.
Yorgi: Kirill! Time to work.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits except for the title. See more »

Alternate Versions

Up until 2017, all UK versions of the film were cut by one second to remove a head-butt to secure a 12A/12 rating. The BBFC waived the cut to the theatrical version on January 5th 2017 for its 15th anniversary Blu-ray release. The director's cut had the cut waived when submitted in 2005, but the release itself is still (pointlessly) censored, even throughout Europe as the same master was used. Although it carries an overall 15 rating, this is only due to bonus features - the film itself is a 12 as per the theatrical version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Fast Five (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Feuer Frei
Written by Richard Kruspe (as Richard Kruspe Bernstein), Till Lindemann, Paul Landers,
Flake Lorenz, Oliver Riedel and Christoph Schneider (as Christophe Doom Schneider)
Performed by Rammstein
Courtesy of Motor Music GmbH
Under exclusive license to Universal Records
By Arrangement with Universal Music Enterprises
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It´s entertainment; just that
9 April 2003 | by MattOnTheNetSee all my reviews

I don´t understand all the commotion in the user opinion section. Is Van Diesel a decent actor or is he not. Can somebody shoot a gun while flying through the air or not? Are the Beatles better than the Stones or is Wet Wet Wet a better band than the Backstreet Boys? It´s entertainment, nothing more. James Bond uses devices not yet invented and Frodo has hairy feet. If you want to comment on the contents and value of a movie I think you must take another movie like Schindler´s List (10+ !), not a movie that was produced purely for the fun. Sit back, enjoy the ride, don´t expect any deep going conversation and just have fun.


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Language:

English | German | Spanish | Russian | Czech

Release Date:

9 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,506,103, 11 August 2002

Gross USA:

$142,109,382

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$277,448,382
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Runtime:

| (unrated director's cut)

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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